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Faust (2012)

Faust poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $0Details
International Box Office $406,804Details
Worldwide Box Office $406,804
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FAUST is a man in search of the ideals of the Enlightenment but he becomes obsessed with the lovely Magarete and sells his soul to the Devil (aka the Moneylender, played by Anton Adasinsky) so that he may possess her. Comic, cosmic, painterly and stunningly beautiful scenes unfold as the Devil takes Faust on a strange, unforgettable journey.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time International Box Office (Rank 8,001-8,100) 8,083 $406,804
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,001-13,100) 13,097 $406,804

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 15th, 2013 (Limited) by Leisure Time Features
International Releases: May 11th, 2012 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
June 20th, 2012 (Wide) (France)
June 29th, 2012 (Wide) (Brazil)
June 29th, 2012 (Wide) (Turkey)
August 17th, 2012 (Wide) (Sweden)
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Video Release: June 24th, 2014 by Kino Lorber
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 133 minutes
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Keywords: Faustian, Obsessive Love, Wish Granters, Costume Drama, The Devil, Voiceover/Narration, Suicide Attempt, Unnamed Character
Source:Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Proline Film
Production Countries: Russian Federation

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Anton Adasinsky    Geldverleiher the Moneylender
Isolda Dychauk    Margarete
Georg Friedrich    Wagner
Hanna Schygulla    Geldverleiher's Wife
Antje Lewald    Margarete's Mother
Florian Bruckner    Valentin
Sigurdur Skulason    Faust's Father
Maxim Mehmet    Valentin's Friend

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Production and Technical Credits

Alexander Sokurov    Screenwriter
Marina Koreneva    Screenwriter
Yuri Arabov    Screenwriter
Audrey Sigle    Producer
Elena Zhukova    Production Designer
Joerg Hauschild    Editor
Audrey Sigle    Composer
Bruno Delbonnel    Director of Photography

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Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Faust

September 14th, 2014

Faust came out in limited release last year before coming out on DVD in June. This week it comes out on Blu-ray. I'm not sure why the DVD release came out so much earlier than the Blu-ray. I tried to get the DVD, but there were not enough screeners to go around, but the Blu-ray showed up. Was it worth the wait? More...

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June 23rd, 2014

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Limited Releases: Dear Limited Releases

November 15th, 2013

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Weekend Box Office Performance

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Argentina 12/20/2012 $14,081 6 8 33 $47,614 12/14/2015
Brazil 6/29/2012 $9,188 3 10 64 $178,905 12/12/2015
France 6/20/2012 $122,259 34 34 34 $122,259 12/10/2015
Mexico 3/1/2013 $2,666 3 3 14 $28,991 12/14/2015
Portugal 4/11/2013 $2,435 1 1 2 $9,769 12/14/2015
Sweden 8/17/2012 $4,159 6 7 13 $12,673 12/11/2015
Turkey 6/29/2012 $1,834 1 1 1 $1,834 12/10/2015
United Kingdom 5/11/2012 $4,083 1 1 1 $4,083 12/6/2015
Uruguay 12/14/2012 $676 1 1 1 $676 12/12/2015
International Total$406,804 12/14/2015

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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